Internationalization in vocational education and training: transnational perspectives

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Author: Tran, Ly Thi; Dempsey, Kate

Abstract:

This book addresses a range of aspects of the internationalization of vocational education and training (VET) in different countries. It considers the impact of internationalization and student mobility on VET at the sectoral, institutional and individual levels as the sector emerges as a key tool for social and structural change in developing nations and as a flexible and entrepreneurial means of growth in developed nations. The book explores not only the effects of the neo-liberal market principle underpinning VET practices and reforms, but considers internationalization as a force for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Policy; International education; Students; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Workforce development

Keywords: Student mobility; International students; Institutional role; Teachers; Professional development; Educational practice; VET in schools

Geographic subjects: Asia; Vietnam; Korea; China; Laos; Kuwait; Middle East; Australia; Oceania; Netherlands; England; Great Britain; Europe; United States; North America

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

Physical description: xxiii, 255 p.

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ISBN: 9783319478579; 9783319478593 (online)

ISSN: 1871-3041, 2213-221X (online)

Statement of responsibility: Ly Thi Tran, Kate Dempsey, editors

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 127.704

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